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In today’s modern world, it is easy to fall back on technology and medication to find the solution to our problems. At Empower Women’s Group we hope to lessen this suffering with face to face social contact and interaction. It is through regular classes, meet-ups and events that we can help the community and improve the lives of those who are suffering in silence.

In today’s modern world, it is easy to fall back on technology and medication to find the solution to our problems. At Empower Women’s Group we hope to lessen this suffering with face to face social contact and interaction. It is through regular classes, meet-ups and events that we can help the community and improve the lives of those who are suffering in silence.

Empower Women’s Group was founded by Samina Mahmood, a British born Pakistani woman and mother. Born in 1972 in Huddersfield to a mother of 6 daughters, Samina grew up at a time when girls rarely ventured out, did not get an education and barely finished school before being flown back to Pakistan to get married. However, Samina broke with this tradition, went to college and landed her first job at Oxfam at the age of 17. Her youth was spent with relatives before they moved to Accrington in 1980. After this Samina worked at two colleges with adult learners, as a special needs support worker, an ESOL tutor and a mentor.


 
Festival of Making 15th June

Empower Women’s Group and Volunteers are exhibiting for the first time! We will be at the King George’s Hall from ...

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Question Time: Organ Donation 12th + 13th June

Come along to our Question Time events which will be interesting, highly informative and interactive. We have a num...

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EID PARTY TONIGHT! 7th June

We are hosting an Eid Party tonight (6pm - 11pm) at Dera Restaurant 433 Cheetham Hill Road, Manchester M8 0PF Li...

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Multicultural Eid Party 12th June

You are invited to our multicultural Eid Party on Wednesday the 12th June at the Fashion 300 Mall, 41-45 Union Stre...

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Festival of Making 15th June

Empower Women’s Group and Volunteers are exhibiting for the first time! We will be at the King George’s Hall from 11-2pm Saturday 15th June, do come over and see some of the great...  more  

Question Time: Organ Donation 12th + 13th June

Come along to our Question Time events which will be interesting, highly informative and interactive. We have a number of different events, please specify which time and venue you ...  more  

EID PARTY TONIGHT! 7th June

We are hosting an Eid Party tonight (6pm - 11pm) at Dera Restaurant 433 Cheetham Hill Road, Manchester M8 0PF Live Entertainment, DJs and food and drink!  more  

Multicultural Eid Party 12th June

You are invited to our multicultural Eid Party on Wednesday the 12th June at the Fashion 300 Mall, 41-45 Union Street, Accrington BB5 1PL!   more